Ferguson Plc (WOS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
Ferguson Plc (LON:WOS) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seventeen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 5,198.62 ($68.60).
Several equities analysts have commented on WOS shares. Royal Bank Of Canada raised Ferguson Plc to an “outperform” rating and upped their price objective for the company from GBX 5,000 ($65.98) to GBX 5,200 ($68.62) in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($65.98) price objective on shares of Ferguson Plc in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on Ferguson Plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt raised their price objective on Ferguson Plc from GBX 5,120 ($67.56) to GBX 5,200 ($68.62) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,300 ($69.94) price objective on shares of Ferguson Plc in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd.
Ferguson Plc (LON WOS) opened at 4527.00 on Wednesday. Ferguson Plc has a one year low of GBX 4,139.00 and a one year high of GBX 5,285.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 4,852.62 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 4,812.98.
About Ferguson Plc
Ferguson Plc, formerly Wolseley plc, is a Switzerland-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the distribution of plumbing and heating products and building materials. The Company’s segments include USA, UK, Nordics, and Canada and Central Europe. The Company operates seven business units in the United States, six of these mainly operate in the business to business (B2B) market with one operating in the business to consumer (B2C) market.
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